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to know before you head to the coast. >> surfing the mavericks can be risky. how technology hopes to change that, up next on health watch. mmmmmm. a choice of 6 skillet entrees, each with an appetizer and dessert? whoa! no wonder they call it a complete meal. 3 courses, one diner price. complete skillet meals starting at $8.99. only at denny's. years. this time a . >>> the mavericks surf contest is on. this sunday for the first time in three years. this time around, the rules are a little different for spectators. the beach and all the cliffs will be off limits. the same goes for all roads to pillow point. to watch the event in person, you'll have to go to the oceania hotel and spa at princeton harbor. >> best way to see mavericks is at the mavericks festival. it's something that we were required to do by our county agencies, after the people got washed off the jetty wall and a lot of people got hurt by being out at the beach. >> organizers expect huge waves and sunny skies, which they say should make for perfect surfing conditions. >>> and mavericks
back into our forecast too. all that straight ahead. >> also ahead, cutting edge technology at the dentist office and it could >> an interesting job is opening up at apple. the company wants a writer to turn siii, it's personal assistant. into a recognizable character. >> isaac. >> what do you want to say to isaac? >> applicants need to have a love of language, a sense of word play and experience in creative content, especially in a tech environment. so if you have quick jokes and quick comebacks, apple wants to hear from you. >>> heavenly mountain resort at lake tahoe is opening a giant half pipe today for the first time in five years. the half pipe is 18 feet high and 450 feet long. despite the intimidating dimensions, the run is designed for all levels of experience. the half pipe is inside high roller park, one of heavenly mountain's three terrain parks. it opens at noon and it is the only half pipe on lake tahoe's south shore. >> skiers, snowboarders, i don't know much about it. snowboarding? yes. >> snowboarding, yeah. okay. well, if you are going to head up to the sie
brought up it technology back during the 2009 inauguration. today it was even more prevalent. you could follow the inauguration on twitter and facebook like you might follow the play-by-play of a sporting event. one bay area blogger tells us that's both helpful and a little too easy. well, the first family was xwhun kating via social media, doing the same in a much quieter place, sending out tweets like this one about how some day they'll tell their 3-year-old daughter. >> when i was young, martin luther king's birthday wasn't even honored yet. and so to fast forward to 0 today where not only is his birthday a holiday but a black president is being sworn in for the second time. i was just like, this is way too heavy. >> reporter: it was an especially poignant day for bloggers sending information out to tens of thousands of people while at the same time talking to his own children about how the future of america is likely to look a lot 0 different than the past. >> to hear what he said, not so much about america's past but its present and potential future, that was huge to me. because i
, cradle of create activity. >> this with you will use pro fessers to marry the best of technology and teachings in a online platform. >> i'll be communicating with students via chat, tutoring them. >> cost is just $150. there is a mandate to reach out to under served high school students. allen likes the idea. >> i feel like it may be cheaper for me, i like online courses because it helps me focus more. >> the governor is convinced ji to improve access reducing costs is critical to solving the state's education crisis. >> it's an experiment. we're going to learn together that. is how i thil thi we'll succeed. >> classes will be limited to 100 students each. >> two, three, it's going to be better. >> the classes begin at the end of the month and the ceo says other states are already >> and the governor will attend a session in which the university of california system will consider expanding it's online offerings. uc spent $4 million to market the idea only one person wasn't a student has signed up for any of the 14 courses. >> san francisco festival goers should expect a change in
. >>> in silicon valley, the technology economy, there's a reason we call things version 2.0. sometimes things need a little adjustment before they're ready to re-roll out. >> at this point there's no word on whether passengers on friday's flight will be rerouted. air india has grounded its dreamliners for the time being. >>> san jose are telling parents to be on the lookout for a man who tried to rip a child out of her mother's arms yesterday. this is a sketch of the suspect. an east san jose mother told her the suspect came up to her and her children in their front yard yesterday afternoon. she told us she knew something was wrong when he kept saying how beautiful her children were. shortly after he grabbed the 2-year-old daughter by the feet. >> when he knelt down, he grabbed my daughter by her feet, by her -- her ankles, and he -- i kind of picked her up. as she fell back on me, we were tugging at each other. and her bottoms were falling off. and then eventually her boots fell off. >> the mother didn't want to be identified there on camera. the mother was able to wrestle her daughter away and r
the yellp announcement, he serves as a chairman of innovation and technology and coming up we will tell you about a similar program in los angeles and how it changed the way acted in response. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time now 5:34 san francisco police may stop pharmacies but thieves are trying to steal highly addicted pain killers like oxy cotton. two drug stores were hit earlier this week and a palo alto wall greens was hit. they are now planning gps devices and fake bottles to try to track those thieves. >> the closest thing you can think of which we can do the gps on for robberies and thankfully bank robberies are way down. >>> they have used them to track stolen cell phones and nationwide, robberies have invested 70% -- have increased 70% since 2010. >>> they are protesting the nudity ban and they will hear a class-action suit claiming first amendment rights. they exempt the events such as the beta breakers. >>> new this morning, some of the best companies to work for are right here in the bay area. janine de la vega joins us now from mountain view to explain why
careers in science and technology. the nassau research center is all planning on sending representatives to judge this competition. it will happen at cyprus headquarters in san jose. >>> well, a milestone on mars. we will have more on the rover and how it is working on the red planet. . >>> the oldest of the mars rover and the opportunity has been quietly working on the surface. the mission was to explore three months and the opportunity is showing its age. it has a front wheel and it doesn't work well so the rover mostly moves in reverse and literally can stick from time to time but it uncovers clues that water does exist on mars. let's check in with sal, we are not going to work you hard. >> some of us who have to workings it seems like a holiday because of the commute. southbound getting to 880 that traffic is moving well and a half my friends don't have to workings the other half does, i am in the half that does and at least your commute will be looking good as you head down to the sunole grade. let's go to steve. >>> well, we have clear skies, one more day of an offshore breeze and
collaborative. you have it teamwork and technology people. you have painters, artists on all types of computers. really, what we do is support a highly open, transparent communication people feel like they are totally respected. and that their ideas count and we celebrate their successes. and also on the back and we have things like breakfast, lunch, parties. we have people out there every day. flying model airplanes. that makes it fun. >> and it helps to enjoy the work and fun to come to work. it would be surprised when the economy was it down it would be difficult for things to provide those perks, outings, breakfast, lunch. was that difficult? >> we have a partnership with " to go green ". and to listen to all our employees what should we be spending our money on. it often came to things like day today process where if somebody can go out in the community and to donate their time and we will be giving them a day they pay. that does not cost us much but it's got great feedback. so, a lot of it is listening >> susan, i was wondering if this could be the thing that you were looking for as far a
the break -- >> facebook's message, we want you prosecuted. >> the technology they are using to crack down on child porn. >>> lance armstrong today confessed to oprah winfrey that he took performance enhancing drugs to win the tour de france. lance armstrong was stripped of all tour de france titles after a investigation uncovered a doping regime for him and his teammates. lance armstrong sent a text saying i told her to go wherever she wants and i will answer the questions directly, honestly and candedly. -- candidly. >>> police are trying to track down a man suspected in two robberies. he is armed and dangerous. he is suspected of robbing a wall administer store and -- walmart store and another one. >>> child pornography can spread on facebook but now facebook is turning the tables. new at 6:00 p.m. ktvu's tom vacar is live in menlow park with the new war online against child pornographers. >> reporter: avenue online photo-- over online photo has its unique digital signature. >> reporter: many photos photos and videos are shared privately. >> the social network would have to have a reaso
money on administration, on equipment, on staff, on various things related to the technology and you actually take money away from instruction education. so i'm afraid it's a recipe for administrative bloat. >> reporter: many in the meeting actually thank governor brown for finding $10 million in the budget for increasing online education. no comment from the governor or anyone from the regents in terms of the marketing efforts. but there will be another meeting scheduled for next tuesday in the ucla to see how they will streamline online education. we're live from ucsf, i'm brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we have an update on flooding that displaced workers at the unified district's building. the building on second avenue will be closed through spring at least. a list of the temporary locations for the displaced offices is posted on the school district's website. >>> oakland's square is making progress in reaching its goal as a gateway to the east bay. the project developer says that 90% of the available office space is leased. hard candy cases is leasing 4600 square feet in
, excited, looking forward as being the most technologically airline out there. the plane has had some issues recently. a nippon flight had to make an emergency landing because of battery problems. a japan's airline had to be grounded at logan airport a few days ago because of a battery that exploded while at the gate and now a flight that had passengers from japan to san jose originally on the dreamliner had to come back to the bay area on a nondreamliner aircraft on united airlines. we spoke to some passengers on the inaugural flight in the bay area. here's what they had to say. >> from what we understand from leaders in the airline industry, it's probably a one or two-week delay or inconvenience and then we're back literally on the ground after that. >> reporter: here in san jose, there was a flight that was supposed to fly out of here tomorrow afternoon but we understand that according to the a and a website, that flight has been canceled. and passengers may have to fly out of other airports, including snow. the airport did release a statement saying that sjc is supportive of the d
for same- sex partners. >> it's a great technology company to work for. two, they love their employees and they do everything they can do show that. >>> it's the fourth year in a row, the company has received this honor. >> the oakland museum of california has released a picture of a gold rush era artifact stolen earlier this month. the gold and quarts box is from the 1870s. it's estimated to be worth as much as $800,000. the box was stolen on january 7th. the museum says it's likely the same man who broke into the museum last november and stole other gold items. a $12,000 reward is being offered in the most recent theft. >>> two santa rosa fire stations will reopen after a four-year brownout. the city received a $2.6 million grant which funds the fire department for two more years. it will also pay for the hiring of nine new firefighters. station 10 on corporate center parkway and station 11 on lewis road should resume on -- resume normal operations in may. >>> have you ever wondered if a restaurant is safe and sanitary? you won't have to wonder any longer if you dine in san francisco
reporter scott budman shows us how technology helped calm nerves in a very quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, raj. neighbors around this part of town are used to talking but not fighting crime. when police and robbers squared off on these streets, those neighbors got social to stay safe. a neighborhood in chaos. a nearby jewelry store robbed by gunmen who then led police on a chase through the nearby streets. >> and we saw the cop cars going down the street. there were three or four of them down there. >> reporter: even when officers shut down the area where they lived, people here didn't panic. they social networked. >> i sent out a message, police are here and ask you to stay in, lock your doors. >> reporter: they stayed in touch via a bay area company called next door, social network for your neighborhood. super helpful at a time like this. >> i happened to be at work and saw the post from salim talking about the lockdown, the police event, and it was great that i could immediately communicate with my nanny to close the doors, lock the doors, close the windows, th
airplanes have problems so these planes are technologically advanced and have more problems than most regular planes. >> we are about 45 men away from major white house announcement. the president is expected to outline of the most aggressive gun control expenses and recent history. the proposals will include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. opponents led by the national rifle association promised a political fight against gun control measures that they say will violate the constitutional right to bear arms. the announcement is expected at 845. the vice president will be with him and we will bring you the comments live as they unfold here on the kron4 morning this. >> in san francisco to pieces of gun control legislation were introduced to the board of supervisors. the first bans the possession of military-style ammunition such as how point bullets. the sale of those bullets is already illegal. this actual make owning them crime as well. the sec requires police notification when someone in san francisco by 500 rounds of ammunition ar
technology and celebrities. >>> it's been a month now since we noticed the twinkies disappearing, but now there is a new treat that is stepping up. we want to begin with lance armstrong about years of doping and lying. last night he apologized to his kids and his fans. >> what do you say to those millions of people who belied. >> i say i understand your anger. your sense of betrayal. you supported me forever, through all of this, and you believed, and i lied to you. and i'm sorry. and i will spend -- i will spend, and i am committed to spending as long as i have to to make amends. >> lisa bloom, is with us. good morning, ladys. before we talk about his career, let's talk about the legal implications of what he confe confess confessed. as a lawyer, would you let your client go on and confess. >> no lawyer would tell you to do that. there will be an avalanche of criminal and civil proceedings that could follow for this. but confession is good for the soul, so i probably would tell him to go ahead. >> he's very careful about the time line of what he confesses too. is that based on a statute
technologies to help reduce expenses and allow more students to attend college. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. we are days away from the next round of the playoffs for the san francisco forty-niners. let us see your niner pride. we are running a fan foes on the kron 4 morning news all week long. >> we have all sold been asking for your frosty weather picks and these are from martinez. here is one picture of a car and you can see the frozen windows. also here is another picture of a trash bin. >> keep the interaction going with us. we love to see your pictures and run them in our morning show and our facebook fan page. you can e-mail them to was on a breaking news at kron4.vcocom or post them on our facebook fan page. >> all per winfrey is confirming that lance armstrong came clean to her about his use of performance enhancing drugs adorned their two and a half hour interview last night. winfrey says that the cyclist was " forthcoming " as she asked him and in detail about doping allegations. armstrong was stripped of his seventh tour de france title/year. after you as entitle
the vaccine was created using dna technology and an insect virus. >> the fda says the new technology offers the potential for faster startup of the vaccine manufacturing process in the event of a pandemic. >> in the battle against childhood obesity, new york city appears to be doing better than los angeles at least for low-income preschoolers. a new study, obesity rates are compared for young poor children in the nation's two largest cities over nine years. rates drop from about 90% to 60% in york. the 8 in l.a. they rose from 17% to more than 21% before dropping to around 20%. new york city's health commissioner says he was glad to hear the study results calling them " a big success. >> while the director of a los angeles county's health department says it is not clear why the rate hasbro's. >> we will be back with more on the kron 4 morning news. >> and a reminder to catch dr. phil today at 10:00 a.m. right >> we are back. we're looking for mild weather today. tomorrow things get nice. look at sunday in morningand monday. the next chance of showers may happen on wednesday. we will chat wi
's working. in addition technology like shotspotter and cameras help identify crimes in progress. police have also identified 75 people in the city most likely to commit crimes and let them know they are being watched. >>> president obama will unveil his details to lower gun violence. >> he discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled nice conference of his first term. >> i'm confident there are some steps that we can take that don't require legislation and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence. i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president's plan is expected to include a ban on high capacity magazines and stricter background checks for gun buyers. the president is still reviewing recommendations from the gun task force led by vice president joe biden. >>> meanwhile state lawmakers in new york are expected to pass the nation's most restricted gun laws to date. the measure has already passed the state senate and is now before the new york assembly increasin
. they will be specializing in mass on-line courses. the governor has been calling on them to expand its use of technology. this will help reduce expenses and allow more students to go to college. >> now to the widespread outbreak of the flow which has killed a least 20 children around the country. here in california for adults have died from the flow, and the sickness could just be getting started here. at last check, the flu is widespread in 47 states. if that does not include california. >> at some kaiser permanente facilities in northern california there simply was not enough vaccines to meet the demands. but more is on the way. doctors say that 30 it thousand more vaccines are coming and they will be distributed to their hospitals and facilities as soon as possible. but it is not just kaiser that is running out of the shots, other medical facilities are having the same problems. >> if you are in the east bay, we found there is no shortage of the flu vaccine at contra costa health services. at the immunization clinic headquarters in martinez. we got a look at the supply. the county has all the differe
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of innovations designed around a bed with dual-air technology that allows you to adjust to the support your body needs each of your bodies. our sleep professionals will help you find your sleep number setting. exclusively at a sleep number store. sleep number. comfort individualized. save $500 on our special edition bed set. plus, 48-month financing on all beds. now at the sleep number white sale. >>> they're fighting for the right to be naked in public. today san francisco nudists moved their battle to court. they say the city's ban on nudity is illegal. >> reporter: there are four nudists involved in this legal fight. >> there's at least one thing that is right with america, and that's the first amendment right. >> reporter: they were nude on the steps of the courthouse steps drawing dropped jaws and rafting and seeking a judge's injunction to drop san francisco's nudist ban. >> i have yet to see an argument. why nude expressive sitting is. >> reporter: the city was trying to get the civil right's suit thrown out. >> is it likely to convey a message. when someone is knew is it likely to convey
to remake itself to keep up with changing technology. we continue to monitor this breaking news of officer involved in shooting. this is from abc's seven all our helicopter partnership showing you live aerial shots we will keep you updated and be back. >> pam: this is our live picture from oakland we continue to monitor breaking news. this officer involved shooting and we have confirmation that a police officer has been shot in the arm. the injury is a non a life-threatening. police are swarming this area. it is happening in the 1700's blocked of seminary... >> pam: today, americans across the bay and the nation honoring civil rights leader, drf. martin luther king junior. he played a significant role in advancing african - american and human rights through non- violence and civil disobedience in the 19- sixties. until his assasination in 1968. for thousands of people here in the bay area, the tribute to doctor king began with a train ride today.. kron four's rob fladeboe was among those aboard the annual freedom train for >> reporter: long live the dream. and long were the lines here at d
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and technology reporter david lou. >>reporter: aaron was out spoken advocate the people should have access to than through the internet. he gave this lecture last may in efforts to block sites that infringe on copyright. >> commune diet communicate over the ep net it would be a change bill of rights. freedom guaranteed in our constitution. >>reporter: he dropped out of stanford but maintained close close friendship with the person who caid the center at stanford law school. he spoke about him today on democracy now.org. >> he was an incredible soul. incredible soul who inspired millions. who now we hope as we have seep across the internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been driven to the cliff that he stepped over. >>reporter: cliff had to do with felony charges by the justice department and down loaded research papers at mit. cindy met him sex or seven years ago. bay area influenced him. >> i think aaron came here and found a bunch of kindred souls. certainly when he first hooked one larry, he was here when he first hooked one dr. cory was here. it's kind of a testm
he'll be taking over the department at least temporarily. >> use technology. the global aspects i'm going to continue. really just to be that sounding board and the resource for our officers to increase morale. i think that's important. >> esqivel to take over sunday. >>> the results of autopsy are in on a man found dead at a garbage transfer center. the coroner's office says the results show no evidence of foul play. an official cause of death is pending the results of a toxicology examination. workers found the body of gomez- diaz. he was a transient and may have climbed into a dumpster to get out of the cold. >> san francisco supervisor introduced new legislation to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. he was the first openly gay politician and a pioneer of the civil rights movement. he was assassinated in 1978. a proposed charter amendment would ask voters to approve changing the airport's name. passengers we spoke with said they would support the plan. >> i think that's really a great idea. he's such a fundamental anything in san francisco histo
of officers that are leaving and we need to work smarter and i think technology is going to help us. >> reporter: some officers predict esquivel will be on the job at least six months while the city searches for a new permanent chief. a job esquivel says he doesn't want. why didn't you put your hat in the ring for the chief's job. at the time it was a personal decision. at the time it wasn't right for me. >> reporter: he has every intention of fighting crime and fighting for officers. the interim chief plans to foster better communication between the community and the department. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. >>> breaking news in san francisco, sfpd is on the scene of a barricaded subject. some streets are blocked off in the richmond district because of the police presence. we're gathering more details and we'll bring them to you as soon as they come into our newsroom. >>> tonight we have new information about the tanker that hit the bay bridge last week. a san francisco port agent tells the mercury news that bar pilot guy kleess made a last-minute c
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a huge team of experts. >> that's a big change from four years ago. more people using all this technology. >> we were shock when we did digital coverage for election night we got millions and millions of streams. now i realize i have to take it more seriously. >> all right. we will be looking for that tomorrow and for you later on this morning on "good morning america." nice to see you, dan. >> thanks, carolyn. likewise. >> we are going to check out sports. this afternoon the san jose sharks finally open their season in calgary now that the lockout is over. the puck drops at three. but as you know, all eyes are going to be on atlanta as the 49ers try to advance to super bowl xlvii in new orleans. they need a win today over the falcons. here's collin resch with a look at the team's preparations before today's game. eyes a noon kickoff. >> no more talk, no more practice, it's game time. who wants it more? who can execute better? who can win the turnover battle. the 49ers and falcons are ready for the nfc championship game. winner, on to new orleans and super bowl. the niners enter today's g
. >> thousands of fans came out to watch the world's best surfers take on the mavericks, new technology that brought them closer to the action than ever. >>> honoring the civil rights leader by hopping on a train, more on that, where that train is going and how you can ride. [ telephone rings ] good evening this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. >>> good morning, b.a.r.t. is back on time. it was a quick turn around. we could gotten word that may they be experiencing major b.a.r.t. delays. they were dealing with a slight computer problems problem. we just -- problem. they were able to resolve the computer problems quickly. they are on a saturday schedule. it is the martin luther king holiday and a lot of mass transiting including muni, golden gate ferries and ac transit on the east bay, on a typical saturday or sunday schedule. we're still watching this traffic alert. one lane is still blocked northbound 880 approaching washington street. we are really not seeing much of a de
-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to facebook.com/progresso to enter. using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. . >>> welcome back to "the kron 4 morning news." live looks from washington, d.c., as we prepare for the inauguration of president obama. >> we have our political analyst in the studio. we're 15 minutes from the ceremony beginning, let's talk about some things we'll see because they're traditional but not necessarily called for by the constitution. >> that's right. part of the swearing-in is a lot of pomp and circumstance. what happens is when one president has done something different, everyone likes it, it becomes part of the ceremony. a lot of it stems from george washington at the first inaugural. he was being sworn in by this guy who was called the chancellor of new york. he told him, you need a bible. you cannot swear unless you have a bible. they ran around to a masonic l
. this is boeing's newest, most technologically advanced plane. united airlines is the only u-s carrier that operates the dreamliners - united has six of the planes. in 15 minutes, we'll have more on the safety concerns, and the specific impact on bay area passengers. >> a quiet san jose neighborhood rocked by a bold attempt to steal a child. >> we are all pretty shaken up >> pam: a mother too scared to go on camera as she tells kron four what happened n the front yard of their home. >> someone tried to take our three year old daughter. we were tugging at each other >> pam: police still looking for the man who tried to grab the little girl from her tonight kron 4's rob fladeboe is live at the scene. where a man tried to snatch a toddler -- rob, what do we know? >> reporter: now let's get a look at exactly where this attempted abduction happened. it was in east san jose just it was about on this tuesday evening. the two year-old and a five year-old replying with their mother. and all of a sudden, he started grabbing for the two year-old. she quite literally was fighting in with a tug of
job gains, construction, technology and educational services. >>> attention spare the air scoff flaws, and you know who you are! the police are after you. and they are zeroing in on one county in particular. >> reporter: nothing like making a fire to keep the house warm, but that's a no-no on spare the air days. sonoma county is earning the dubious honor. >> they lead the bay area in the number of violations. >> reporter: 346 so far this season. bay area quality is on the lookout. if you get caught? >> people first have the option to take an awareness course and if they choose not to do that, there is a $100 fine for first time violation. second time violators have a $500 fine. >> they have villainized the hearth product that burns wood. >> reporter: mountain fireplace center in santa rosa says it's not so cut and dry. he says newer ovens create smoke levels that are negligible. he says the current snitch system isn't neighborly. >> neighbors turn on each other. it's not community-oriented. >> people see smoke in the air and instantly reac
and uninterruptible power systems so the new technology will enable muni to diagnose problems quickly and make adjustments cutting down on delays for passengers. >>> and there's a new move to rename the san francisco airport after gay rights pioneer harvey milk. supervisor david campos plans to introduce the legislation today. milk of course was the san francisco supervisor back in 1978 when he and then the mayor george moscone were shot to death by former supervisor dan white. >>> a new 7-eleven store in san mateo is ordered shut down. the city council agreed with neighbors that the store should not have been allowed to open in the first place. it's on property that is zoned residential. the company will appeal. the 24-hour store on san mateo drive opened just a couple of weeks ago. >>> well, sometimes thieves find the most peculiar things to stay. >> you think? police in milwaukee, wisconsin are looking for a guy suspected of stealing flush valves from public toilets. the main targets are fast-food restaurants and college campuses. >> we have located th
technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >> good morning bay area your waking up the kron4 morning news is 7:42 a.m.. 27 as a common number for center rose about 029 for concord and pleasanton and at the freezing mark in vallejo. it is freezing out there, no doubt about it. we have fought to contend with. it is informing and some of our inland valleys. santa rosa's visibility is down to just a mile there, 2 mi. for about zero and six if you're driving around concord or napa. yesterday we had instances of freezing fog and that is rare in the bay area. we may see it once again today because temperatures are below freezing. when you couple that with visibility and temperatures that are really cold that could be potentially dangerous. that is something we will continue to monitor. the good news the fog will learn offense the afternoon. temperatures mid to upper 60s are certainly a possibility. los got of the 66 degr
in the bay area. ♪ using cloud computing and mobile technology, verizon innovators have developed a projective display for firefighters. allowing them to see through anything. because the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >>> taking a live look at the big board, goldman sachs -- just checking now, it is up 2.5%. the profits nearly tripled. >>> the dow is down 34. nasdaq up 4. s&p down 1. >>> morgan stanley is delaying paying some of the highest earners 2012 bonuses. it's believed employees making more than $350,000 and who earn bonuses of more than $50,000 will be affected. experts say deferring the bonuses could discourage workers from making deals that create short-term profits that cause problems in the long run. >>> a new study shows younger americans carry smaller credit card balance than older consumers. the aarp says low and middle- income americans over the age of 50 had an average balance of 8300 and were able to pay down 16% of that debt. but younger consumers had an average balance that was $2,000 lower and they paid of
on the technology sector. a number of tech giants are set to report earnings today including google , ibm and verizon. >> a report on existing home sales is also expected today. apple is expected to release its earnings report tomorrow. and ya hoo and facebook are set to release their quarter for earnings next week. >> twitter says it is working on fixing issue which is causing a service outage for millions of users. people here on the west coast began reporting problems logging on to twitter yesterday's. as is usually the case, the problems are in to meant it and do not affect all users. people on the east coast are apparently not having any problems. the twitter app on mobile devices is up and running normally with no issues. twitter has not identify the exact problem. >> in blockbuster is reportedly closing 300 of its u.s. stores soon. according to the l.a. times, the move will leave some 3000 workers searching for new jobs. satellite tv provider dish acquired blockbuster in 2011. dish says many of the closing stores have reached the end of their leases. poor sales are blamed for the d
for mental health services and other services. we must look at sinking technology -- syncing technology to ensure proper and tighter access to firearms. we must place adequate controls on ammunition. bottom line, we must protect our schools, our communities, children and families must be safe. i respectfully ask my colleagues to make this issue of violence a priority and to support our nation's leadership as they work through resolving this challenge which should not be difficult. if we compromise and keep focusing on saving lives. madam chair, i pledge to support you and to support all my other colleagues with the congressional black caucus to make a difficult task safe and to protect the lives of our children and families from gun fire and a culture of violence. . ms. fudge: i thank the gentlelady from ohio for participating. we certainly know how difficult this is going to be as we move forward, but i'm pleased. thank you so much. i yield to the gentleman from new jersey who has joined our caucus. representative donald payne junior. pain pain mr. speaker, let me -- mr. payne: let me
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